On July 12, 1966St. Louis hosts a hot midsummer All-Star classic. Maury Wills’ 10th-inning single scores Tim McCarver, as the National League wins, 2 – 1, in 105-degree heat. Ron Santo, Willie Mays, Roberto Clemente, Willie McCovey and Felipe Alou congratulate Dodger Maury Willis for his game-winning tenth inning single in the All-Star game at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.
Brooks Robinson’s stellar game (3 hits, eight ch.ances) earns him the game MVP award. Asked about the new ballpark, Casey Stengel remarks, “it holds the heat well.” On-field temperature is 113 degrees.
Baseball Reference July 12